Umi Station

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Umi Station
宇美駅
Umi Station 20150429.JPG
Location Umi, Kasuya, Fukuoka
Japan
Operated by JR Kyushu
Line(s) Kashii Line
History
Opened 1905

Umi Station (宇美駅 Umi-eki?) is a train station in Umi Town, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu).

It is the southern terminus of the Kashii Line.

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It is a ground level station with single side platform.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
JR Kyūshū
Kashii Line
Shinbaru Local Terminus

History[edit]

  • December 29, 1905: Opened as station of the Hakatawan Railway (now Kashii Line).
  • September 19, 1918: Freight Station of Chikuzen-Sangu Railway (later Katsuta Line) opened in the place that was about 150m away from the station of the Hakatawan Railway.
  • May 20, 1919: Passenger service of Chikuzen-Sangu Railway's station started and renamed to Shin-Umi Station (新宇美駅 Shin-Umi-eki?).
  • December 1, 1919: Shin-Umi Station renamed to Kami-Umi Station (上宇美駅 Kami-Umi-eki?).
  • September 19, 1942: Hakatawan Railway and Steamship and Chikuzen-Sangu Railway is merged in Nishi-Nippon Railroad (merger time, Kyushu electricity orbit) and unify the stations on both lines. But distance of both station not changed.
  • May 1, 1944: Both lines of this station under state control.
  • April 1, 1985: Katsuta Line is abolished.
  • April 1, 1987: Following privatisation of JNR it came under the control of JR Kyushu.

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Coordinates: 33°34′09″N 130°30′48″E / 33.5693°N 130.5133°E / 33.5693; 130.5133